The Benefits of Hiring a Workers’ Compensation Attorney

The Benefits of Hiring a Workers’ Compensation Attorney

So you’ve been injured on the job. In a perfect world, you would be able to get adequate compensation and first-rate medical care.  Unfortunately, this is not a perfect world. As you begin to deal with your employer’s insurance company, you may quickly start to feel...
Workers’ Compensation Lawyers:  Advocates and Mentors

Workers’ Compensation Lawyers: Advocates and Mentors

This January marks the 16th anniversary of National Mentoring Month.  The purpose of the observance is to connect more of the nation’s youth with exemplary adult mentors.  Few people achieve success on their own. Most of us have been affected by someone who set a good...
Workplace Injuries? Avoid These Mistakes

Workplace Injuries? Avoid These Mistakes

A workplace injury can throw you for a loop. You may feel the financial burdens of your medical bills and time off of work. At the same time, you may fear reporting the injury because you want to continue to be a hardworking and resilient employee. If you have been...
Improving the Outcome of a Workers’ Compensation Hearing

Improving the Outcome of a Workers’ Compensation Hearing

One of the most common frustrations in filing a workers’ compensation claim is that the process—including the employer’s and insurance company’s review of your claim—can take a long time. Another challenge is workers’ compensation claim denial. In the case of a...
Tips for Filing a Workers’ Compensation Claim

Tips for Filing a Workers’ Compensation Claim

The Occupational Safety and Health Office defines workplace injury and illness as injuries acquired while a worker is performing his or her task in the workplace or illnesses acquired through prolonged exposure to substances on the job. Yet, even in the safest...
Returning to Gainful Employment With the Employer

Returning to Gainful Employment With the Employer

A Georgia employer should support an injured worker’s safe and speedy return to work. A company’s support for its injured employees shows that it values its workforce. Additionally, it benefits a business to accommodate an injured employee’s physical...